It’s like Crazy Rich Asians except way less intense.
Tag: Vol. 48 No. 28
Issue of Apr. 18 – 24, 2019
Buena Vista celebrates 15 years in a changing landscape
The family-owned restaurant remains in East Lakeview as the number of Mexican immigrants has gone down and rents have gone up.
City and neighborhood festivals
Good times, good times
Chicago poli-tricks as usual
Aldermen just raised property taxes to pay for Rahm’s TIF handout to his pals.
My girlfriend once dated her married boss
Advice on when it’s acceptable to dig through ancient e-mails
Print issue of April 18, 2019
Volume 48, Number 28
Corona boldly embraces every space opera cliche
Otherworld’s mashup of Greek mythology and Star Trek is campy fun.
Nureyev tells the epic story of the dancer’s extraordinary life and tumultuous times
“He was Mick Jagger before Mick Jagger.”
Medusa Undone argues that even gorgons suffer from rape culture
Otherworld retells the old myth from a feminist perspective.
Utility shows the high cost of living in quiet desperation
Emily Schwend’s drama is a resonant portrait of life in the shadows of the American dream.
A guide to Polish sausage
Kielbasa, that is, in (many of) its tubular forms
Surviving with weed
Credit: Sarah Watts and Lucius Wisniewski
The Chicago Palestine Film Festival provides a framework for understanding recent events in the Middle East
These eight features and ten shorts comprise an exhaustive look at Palestinian life.
In 3 Faces, Iranian director Jafar Panahi turns the camera inward
How much can artists control the world around them?
Hannah and Martin, the two smartest people in Germany, fall in love
But what happens when one’s a Nazi apologist and the other’s a Jew?